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Lessons From a Family Business 5 Generations Strong
Family Businesses

Lessons From a Family Business 5 Generations Strong

An Idaho banker reflects on the values that have passed, along with the bank, from parent to child for more than a century.
Daphne Mallory
Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs
Shark Tank

Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner's 4 Money Rules for New Entrepreneurs

Drive, passion and determination don't pay the bills; money does. Here are the wise ways the 'Queen of QVC' saved cash as an early entrepreneur and how you can, too.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
3 Tips for Running a Business With Your Spouse Without Divorcing or Going Broke
Managing a Family Business

3 Tips for Running a Business With Your Spouse Without Divorcing or Going Broke

When marriage and business are intertwined, agreed-upon boundaries are essential.
Daphne Mallory
Infighting Jeopardizing Your Family Business? Financial Advisors Can Help.
Family Businesses

Infighting Jeopardizing Your Family Business? Financial Advisors Can Help.

Douglas Box wishes he'd done some things differently. His three brothers probably do, too.
3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Actress Jessica Biel
Celebrities

3 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Actress Jessica Biel

The star has partnered with her younger brother for sustainable fashion brand BARE.
Bryan Elliott
5 Strategies for Growing Your Family Business Happily
Family Businesses

5 Strategies for Growing Your Family Business Happily

What you do to runn a good business with an ordinary partner goes double when you see the staff at every holiday gathering as well as at the office.
Cris Burnam
Chick-Fil-A Founder to Be Remembered for Vision, Values
Chick-fil-A

Chick-Fil-A Founder to Be Remembered for Vision, Values

S. Truett Cathy, the founder and chairman emeritus of Chick-fil-A, passed away at the age of 93 on Monday.
Kate Taylor
5 Keys to Successful Sibling Partnerships
Family Businesses

5 Keys to Successful Sibling Partnerships

Family may come first, but follow these five tried-and-tested tips to ensure your relationship can survive and thrive as a business partnership.
Matthew Toren
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How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees
Managing Employees

How to Manage Your Own Kids as Summer Employees

Hiring your own children can have a ton of advantages, provided you do it right.
Lisa Evans
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Franchise Players: After Tragedy, a Son Takes Over as Franchisee
Franchise Players

Franchise Players: After Tragedy, a Son Takes Over as Franchisee

When his father died, it was Mark Calis's turn to step up as co-owner of a Minuteman Press with his mother.
Kate Taylor
Market Basket's Family Feud Risks a Loss of Its Loyal Following
Family Businesses

Market Basket's Family Feud Risks a Loss of Its Loyal Following

Happy employees and great prices lead to devoted customers, or so the theory goes. A New England supermarket chain may sacrifice all this in a battle of cousins.
Peter S. Cohan
How a Family-Owned Firm Can Beat the Odds and Pivot
Family Businesses

How a Family-Owned Firm Can Beat the Odds and Pivot

Use a leadership change as a catalyst for a shift in the business model to keep up with trends.
Sabrina Parsons
Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity?
Leadership

Faith and Family at Work: A Recipe for Disaster or Prosperity?

Done right, melding business, faith and family is the most incredible pursuit you will ever undertake.
Sandi Krakowski
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How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age
Family Businesses

How to Successfully Exit Your Family Business and Pivot for the Internet Age

An owner explains how he refocused on online sales, sold the local family heating services firm and runs a new ecommerce company.
Will Housh